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Both of my children have celebrated music uniquely most of their lives. I remember singing Norah Jones songs to Lukka when he was an infant, that calmed him right down, and having peaceful lullabies & soothing steel drum music play through both of their naptimes when they were smaller. Since Anikka turned 1 year old, she will clap along to music, dance, and even bobble her head enjoying music, and Lukka just dances like an uninhibited hippy. He is even able to relate musical instruments as he hears them in songs; his favorite thus far being the trumpet. Like father, like son.
Stefan is known for his bass skills, but recently decided to get out his guitar and play for the kids who sit in rapt attention. I'm glad he is showing this side to them early on, while they are very interested.
Of course, children under the age of 3 (16?) have the attention span of a fruit fly, so mischief is always right around the corner...
and of course, who can forget my little lady's obsession with squeezing into the tiniest of spaces?
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kylee said…
Chris and I love to play piano and guitar for Azra, and she just loves it. Her favorite is to sit by Chris and put her palms on the guitar while he plays to feel the vibrations. It's great to see that something so simple can provide such a great connection between a child and parent.

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